Illustrissimi has 68 ratings and 14 reviews. Joe said: A very interesting book – Pope John Paul I writes to various literary and historical figures throu. Results 1 – 30 of 95 Illustrissimi by Luciani, Albino and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find great deals for Illustrissimi: Letters from Pope John Paul I by Albino Luciani (, Hardcover). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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Although some of his views would not necessarily please a feminist include me in thathe had a wonderful knowledge of literature, a deep spirituality, and– best of all– a lovely sense of humor. He gives a clear analysis of developments he sees in society and his opinion about them.

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Illustrissimi : Letters from Pope John Paul I by Albino Luciani (1978, Hardcover)

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Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. I do not LOVE books Letters Hardcover Signed Books. He was elected the rd Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church on August 26,in one of the shortest conclaves in Church history. When Albino Luciani was Patriarch of Venice, he wrote a series of “open letters” to famous figures and authors from history, published in the monthly magazine, “The Messenger of St.


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Altogether, the book is good – and its format – of numerous letters to famous writers, politicians, theologians, and at once, to Christ himself – makes it a great book to pick up, and put down, reading and digesting slowly one letter at a time. Teresa of Avila, and even Illustrissii as well as many secular artists and writers, such as Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, and even the fictional character Pinocchio.

Wlbino to watch list Remove from watch list. Pope John Paul I. He writes plainly and is illustrisimi understood, and his contrast between the works and the modern world leaves little misunderstanding where he stands, and educates the reader to the authors’ views. Back to home page. It is very well written, simple, yet profound.

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Even forty years later, the issues about which he was concern I enjoyed reading this book, these letters very much. Just 33 days later, tragically, he died in his sleep, leaving millions to wonder what sort of Pope he might have been. I enjoyed the book and learning about the unique Pope so few of us know anything about. Skip to main content.


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Albino Luciani, Illustrissimi

I thought when I started reading it that it would seem more dated and out of touch but I was wrong. Resume jllustrissimi your offerif the page does not update immediately. He writes letters to famous Catholics such as St. The trains come and go, and they say: Published December 28th by Little, Brown first published You may also like.

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